Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Update from House Education SOQ Subcommittee

HB462 (Stolle and Peace) would require the Board of Education to adopt regulations to adjust the formula for calculating the final high school accreditation to add points for each student obtaining a diploma and an industry certification.  The bill was recommended for reporting by the House Education SOQ Subcommittee.  
HB1061 (Byron) is one of the Governor's bills to reduce the number of diplomas.  The bill was recommended for reporting by the SOQ subcommittee. 

HB469 (Albo), which would have required school divisions to administer an algebra readiness test to all students before they are enrolled in an algebra course.  The bill was carried over for the year.